“disappearing event” for M. Shiomi
The ephemeral, unclear, vague element in Gerz’s pictures is a reference to the limits of the work of art. Not in the intent to worship the work of art, but with the aim of an ambivalent interpretation of what one sees. These are fragments of reality, of live, ...Friedemann Malsch 1988
Flypaper, text (handwriting), cardboard, wooden frame, 30 x 40 cm, dated and signed lower right: Jochen Gerz 1975
Collection Lisbeth Waechter-Böhm, Wien
Karlsruhe 1975 (Duisburg 1975/1976. Braunschweig 1976). Nürnberg 1996/1997 (Düsseldorf 1997. Saint-Etienne 1997).
I: Karlsruhe 1975, p. 149. Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 134-135
II: Mersmann 1976, p. 25